1. Three Ways to Fight Inflation from Home

    Inflation is nothing new.  We have all heard our elders say things like, “In my day I could buy a loaf of bread for a nickel.”  Nickels and other monetary units are still the same as they were then, but the purchasing power has declined. In essence, this is what inflation means.  When we have…

  2. Tithing is an Investment

    Financial Planning in Pikeville, North Carolina Pikeville, North Carolina is a small town with about 700 residents.  Pikeville is in Wayne County, which has approximately 120,000 residents.  Being a financial planner in Pikeville brings an interesting challenge because it’s not so much about having more money as it is about maximizing the money we have. …

  3. The Three Questions We All Ask Ourselves

    Financial advisors can talk about money all day, but we really want to know about you; the client.  It’s hard to help you reach your clearly defined, reasonable goals if we don’t take the time to get to know you.  While financial planning is a fairly new industry, the concept is as old as mankind….

  4. Why Does Your Credit Score Matter?

    Why does your credit score matter?  Simply, it can help create opportunities. We can sit around complaining about how our jobs should pay us more for our entire lives.  The odds are nothing will change, so we must take steps to help ourselves.  Also, many of us work at small businesses where our employer cannot…

  5. Your Money & Modern Monetary Theory

    What is Modern Monetary Theory? Honestly, I didn’t know!  I kept hearing it in the news as it has become a buzzword, similar to transitory inflation.  Who says the word transitory in daily life?  Apparently, it means temporary.  Maybe the population wouldn’t freak out if the media just said the experts believe this spike in…

  6. Will Social Security Run Out?

    Will Social Security run out? Let’s go ahead and address that elephant in the room.  Will Social Security run out?  There are tons of articles on this subject and with good reason.  There are issues with the system itself and limits to the funds where our Social Security checks come from.  Many of the articles…

  7. What to Expect From Your Financial Planner

    I can preach all day about the advantages of financial planning and the need for all people to use these services.  However, sometimes it helps to hear from others, so my readers will not think I’m crazy or the typical salesman just pushing their services on consumers.  In a perfect world, my job wouldn’t even…

  8. How much should I have in an Emergency Fund during COVID-19?

    How much should I have in an emergency fund during COVID-19? The normal rule of thumb for how much to have in an emergency fund is enough to cover three to six months of expenses.  Let’s be honest, the COVID-19 Pandemic dislocated that rule of thumb.  If you had six months of expenses and lost…

  9. The Cost of Finding Yourself

    What does finding yourself even mean? Finding yourself seems to be a difficult task.  People use the term in so many different ways that I don’t really understand it.  For me, it’s easier to understand a sports team’s identity.  A team embraces its identity, then works together to achieve a common goal.  The difference between…

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